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's how my friend from nevada repeatedly described it when republicans considered doing something similar several years ago but wisely chose not to. at the end of the following year my friend has -- was poised to become senate majority leader. this was back in 2006. with the experience of having served in the minority in his mind, the majority leader, the soon-to-be majority leader, the senator from nevada, made a commitment to practice the golden rule, as he put it, by running the senate with respect for the rules and for the minority rights the rules protect. unfortunately, he appears to have repudiated that clear commitment. unfortunately, he no longer recognizes, as senator byrd did, by the way, that the senate was not established to be efficient but to make sure minorities are protected. then my friend recognized that is what the senate is all about. that's what he said back then. now he says the primary consideration is -- quote -- "efficiency." he seeks to minimize concerns about this majoritarian power grab by characterizing the effect as tiny, a minor change, as changing the rule
of nevada and other surrounding states so that in the event an incident of this magnitude happens there is sufficient response personnel notified postured and deployed to keep a continuous line of assistance from the private municipal sector moving into the stricken area in san francisco to support and reconstitute those life lines across all disciplines, telecommunication, water, waste water, gas and energy. >> thank you. mr. brig. >> good afternoon. when we talk about resill yepbs and resiliency for the san francisco public works, the sfpuc not only provides those life lines to san francisco, but we also operate the hetch hetchy regional water system that supplies a great amount of water for a large part of the bay area, 2 1/2 million customers. and for a regional supplier like ourselves when resiliency comes sbat conversation you are talking about earthquakes come up already and terrorism as well and we've done a lot to put our money where our mouth is. we are right in the middle of investing 4 1/2 billion dollars in our water system. most of that is in the regional transiti
. they have crossed the state line into arizona to buy tickets. powerball not played in california, nevada, utah, wyoming, mississippi, and alabama. >> imagine, california, huge state. imagine if they can get in the mix, the jackpot would be incredible. ooh. all that powerball jack pot, the topic of our facebook question yesterday. >> we wanted to know what would you do with all that prize money? vanessa said, buy a home where my family lives, donate to alzheimers research, help those who've helped me, help some homeless people, donate to a veterans home, feed hungry children. why don't you try solving world peace, too, vanessa. that is very altruistic of you. kudos. >> joseph, i'll be honest, put it in an offshore bank account, create a whole new identity for myself and live a hedonistic life of questionable morals and purchases and wouldn't feel guilty in the least. >> joseph we, should hang out one weekend. >> i would hang out with vanessa. another joseph says, paula and rob, i would have a smashing party with both of you as hosts and also i would buy each of you a new car of your choic
amount of freedom are delaware and nevada and south dakota and illinois and georgia and nebraska and utah. what are they doing rightt. >> the main index measures the size of government and taxation and labor market regulation in those states. they are having a smaller government that puts a smaller burden on the people than new mexico and west virginia and mississippi of the united states . the result is, those states tend to be richer on average than the states that regulate economic freedom away more. >> steve: you mentioned the states with the lowest economic freedom and we'll put that map up as well you touched on them a couple of moments ago. bad news for the people of the united states. canada is eing us? >> yes, people associate the united states as one of the freer nations of the world. this is changing in particular over the last 10 years. with perspect, it is the case of the tallest dwarf. we could be more heck than we always have been. but relative to the nations of the world we are declining rapidly. the united states went from the second freest in 2000 to dropping 16th in the
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